Category Archive: Decisions

How to Manage Red and Green Heads

Sometimes I feel like I’m surrounded by red heads. There are two types of people on every team, those who see how it can be done – green thinkers – and those who see how… Continue reading

7 Ways to Overcome the Second-Guessing-Syndrome

Second guessing is a game cowards play with wisdom gained from hindsight. The announcers yelled, “I can’t believe the call,” when Pete Carroll, coach of the Seattle Seahawks, called a pass play that… Continue reading

They’re Excited – You’re Not

Leaders who kill new ideas love living with old problems. A manager asks, “What should I do when someone on the team is excited about an idea, but I’m not?” Your response to… Continue reading

I Woke Up Mad

I’m mad at someone who criticized my blog. He printed three posts and filled them with red circles. What makes it worse? This person doesn’t write! They couldn’t write their way out of… Continue reading

10 Ways to Cut to the Chase and Get Stuff Done

You grow quiet when someone with more power is in the room. You blab when you’re perceived as the big cheese. How many times have you wished the boss would just shut up?… Continue reading

Four Ways “S” Expands Leadership

A word without an “s” imposes a burden. “What is the solution,” limits options and inflicts unnecessary pressure. “What solutions can we develop,” expands and releases. #1. “S” expands leadership by ending the… Continue reading